On This Day

What Happened on December 31, 1994

Historical Events

  • 1st snowless December in Baltimore Maryland
  • Anti Apartheid Group of Netherlands (AABN) disbands
  • This date is skipped altogether in Kiribati as the Phoenix Islands and Line Islands change time zones from UTC-11 to UTC+13 and UTC-10 to UTC+14, respectively.

Famous Deaths

  • BAM "Bob" Schreiner, airline owner (S Aviation Group), dies at 79
  • Harri Webb, Welsh poet and nationalist, dies at 74
  • Leigh Bowery, designer, dies at 33
  • Leo Fuchs, Polish-born Jewish American actor (The Six Million Dollar Man, Avalon), dies at 83

Person of interestWoody Strode

Woody Strode, African American football player and actor (Posse, Cotton Club, Vigilante, Scream), dies of lung cancer at 80

Actor and Sportsman Woody Strode
Actor and Sportsman
Woody Strode

1994 Highlights

About December 31, 1994

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 25 years, 10 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Capricorn